A compressed neck disc can lead to spinal cord pressure, making dogs lose strength and control of their legs.

At surgery we can use a spacer, anchored with a washer, to distract the disc space. A bone graft from the shoulder encourages future fusion.

This patient, a Doberman, was discharged from hospital two days after surgery.

bone graft x-ray dog at A30 Referrals Penmellyn Vets Dr Colin Whiting
bone graft x-ray dog at A30 Referrals Penmellyn Vets Dr Colin Whiting

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TPLO on both backlegs

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